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Singing Mice Use High-pitched Tunes To Protect Their Turf
2013-09-26 11:05:02

[ Watch the Video: Alston’s Singing Mouse ] University of Texas at Austin Two species of tawny brown singing mice that live deep in the mountain cloud forests of Costa Rica and Panama set their boundaries by emitting high-pitched trills, researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered. Although males of both the Alston's singing mouse (Scotinomys teguina) and Chiriqui singing mouse (S. xerampelinus) sing to attract mates and repel rivals within their respective...

2013-09-24 13:38:36

A team from the University of Texas at Arlington has used mathematical modeling to develop a computer simulation they hope will one day improve the treatment of dangerous reactions to medical implants such as stents, catheters and artificial joints. The work resulted from a National Institutes of Health-funded collaboration by research groups headed by Liping Tang, professor of bioengineering in the UT Arlington College of Engineering, and Jianzhong Su, chairman and professor in the UT...

New Research Could Eventually Make Fish Farming Cheaper, More Environmentally Friendly
2013-09-23 11:00:27

University of Texas at Austin It's not the chicken or the egg, but marine scientists at The University of Texas at Austin have answered a basic question about red drum fish and their eggs that may eventually help save the state of Texas a great deal of money in hatcheries management and make fish farming more environmentally friendly. Every year the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department spends millions of dollars breeding red drum, a popular game fish, releasing between 20 and 30...

Wetlands Could Be Key In Revitalizing Acid Streams
2013-09-05 10:28:37

University of Texas at Arlington A team of University of Texas at Arlington biologists working with the U.S. Geological Survey has found that watershed wetlands can serve as a natural source for the improvement of streams polluted by acid rain. The group, led by associate professor of biology Sophia Passy, also contends that recent increases in the level of organic matter in surface waters in regions of North America and Europe – also known as “brownification” – holds benefits...

2013-08-31 23:01:33

Chris Reich, CEO of TeachU and BizPhyZ, will present a two-part lecture on Game Theory at the 38th annual SUPDMC conference in Austin, Texas on September 17th of 2013. Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 Nationally recognized speaker, Chris Reich, CEO and founder of TeachU and the developer of BizPhyZ, where business meets physics, will present a two hour talk on "Winning with Game Theory." Reich offers this talk in various forms at businesses around the country to very favorable...


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2010-11-18 18:05:49

Michael Baker is an engineer and a retired United States Navy captain and NASA astronaut. He was born Michael Allen Baker on October 27, 1953 in Memphis, Tennessee, though he considers Lemoore, California to be his hometown. As a child he was active in the Boy Scouts of America. He graduated from Lemoore Union High School in 1971 and received a Bachelor of Science degree in aerospace engineering from the University of Texas in 1975. After his graduation, Baker completed flight training and...

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